ГАПОНИК МАРК ГЕННАДЬЕВИЧ

ГАПОНИК МАРК ГЕННАДЬЕВИЧ

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE SUMMER SCHOOL

August 5-25, 2018

Grodno, Belarus

We are pleased to invite you to take part in Russian Language Summer School at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno. You will have an opportunity not only learn Russian, but also discover a new country, get acquainted with its traditions, meet new friends and attend a lot of interesting events.

Who can participate?

The program of the School is designed for those, who would like to improve their knowledge of the Russian language. The classes will be conducted in small groups (max. 8 participants), which will be formed according to the level of the Russian language proficiency.

What are you going to receive?

  • a four-hour Russian lesson a day with an experienced teacher (60 hours in total);
  • a 10-hour elective course (Country Studies through Language / Business Russian / Karaoke in Russian / Belarusian language);  
  • a cooking class;
  • film viewings;
  • lectures on Belarusian history and culture;
  • excursions around the city of Grodno;
  • a visit to one of the enterprises of Grodno;
  • a daily opportunity to practise Russian with Belarusian students;
  • the certificate of participation.

       At extra cost:

day-tours outside Grodno at the weekends

Participation Fee: €325

How to become a participant?

Just fill the application form till May 25, 2018 at our website: http://rls.grsu.by/en/apply

Do you have any questions?

Call us + (375) 152 68 02 29 or write an email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please find more information at rls.grsu.by

QUALITY OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN BELARUS WITH THE STAKEHOLDERS’ EYES

2nd International seminar, 21-22 March, 2018

QUALITY OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN BELARUS WITH THE STAKEHOLDERS’ EYES

Program 1, 2 (rus/eng)

 

Belarus State Economic University in cooperation with Baltic Sea Region University Network Minsk (Belarus) Seminar Objectives: 1. To examine various views of the role of higher education in preparing graduates for works in Belarus 2. To discuss the teaching and learning approaches in Belarusian universities 3. To disseminate the relevance in the use of innovative approaches in teaching and learning for the Higher Education System, and in specific for the Belarusian one. 4. To foster relationships and lines of communication with external stakeholders Venue: Belarus State Economic University, Minsk, Partizansky Prospect, 26, building 1, room 407 Language: Translations services for Russian and English.
Date: Wednesday 21st March, 2018
09:00 Registration 09:30 Opening Act Victor Sadovsky (5’) Serhei Kasperovich (5’)
BSEU Vice-Rector Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus Andrea Wiktorin (5’) Ambassador, Head of Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Belarus Kari Hyppönen (5’) BSRUN President Adela García Aracil (5’) FOSTERC Project Coordinator– “Fostering Competencies Development in Belarusian Higher Education 10:00 Session I: Sustainable and Prosperous Region Based on a Thriving Higher Education Maira Mora (20’ presenting, 10’ discussion) Ambassador, Director General of the Secretariat, Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS)
BELARUS STATE ECONOMIC UNIVERSITY
10:30 Session II: FOSTERC PROJECT Valentina Simkhovich (10’ presenting, 5’ discussion) The process of collecting data
Belarus State Economic University
José Ginés Mora (10’ presenting, 5’ discussion) Main results of the surveys
OxCHEPS, University of Oxford & USSL
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Session III: Case Studies of University Cooperation with Belarusian HEIs Irinja Paakkanen & Mari Leino (20’ presenting) Strategy in mobility as a catalyst for internationalisation: Case of the University of Turku Head of International Affairs, University Impact and Engagement; Planning Officer, Research Development University of Turku
Aleksander Karlik (20’ presenting) Cooperation of SPbGEU and Belarusian universities in the scientific sphere as a tool to improve the efficiency of economy of the Union State
Head of Department of Economy and Management of Enterprises and Industrial Complexes, UNECON
Dr. Ilona Baumane-Vitolina (20’ presenting) University as an active player in innovation ecosystem: some examples from Latvia and Estonia and possibilities for replication elsewhere
Department of Global Economics Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Business, Management and Economics. University of Latvia
Sergey Maskevich (20’ presenting) Experience and new educational projects of International Sakharov Environmental Institute of BSU in the international cooperation development
Director of International Sakharov Environmental Institute of Belarusian State University
13:00 Lunch (paid by participants)
14:30 Session IV: Showing General Results of FOSTERC surveys Prof. José Ginés Mora & Maica Bas Graduates, Teachers and Employers Results (1h.15 presenting, 15’ discussion) University Solutions, SL
16:00 Coffee break
BELARUS STATE ECONOMIC UNIVERSITY
16:30 Session V: Case Studies of Graduates, Teachers and Employers – Synergies with other European project Prof. Harald Schomburg Key Issues and International Experiences of Tracer Studies (45’ presenting, 15’ discussion) Centre for Research on Higher Education and Work, University of Kassel 17:30 Adjournment
Date: Thuesday 22nd March, 2018
09:30 Registration 10:00 Session VI: Belarusian specific forward analysis of FOSTERC database Igor Titovich (15’) Relevance of higher education to the requirements of labour market in Belarus National Institute of Higher Education
Alexandra Pozniak (15’) From teaching to learning: methods and technologies
Alexander Rytov (15’) Belarusian graduates’ study related experience abroad: FOSTERC survey outcomes
Belarusian State Pedagogical University
Belarusian State University
Alena Doryna, Tatiana Bukhovets (15’) Quality of training graduates: employers’ view
Belarus State Economic University
11:00 Coffee Break 11:30 Session VII: Belarusian specific forward analysis of FOSTERC database Tatiana Kovalchuk (15’) Quality of learning as evaluated by graduates and teachers: comparative analysis Brest State University
Yuri Bialykh (15’) Competency assessment: organization of the survey and results Alexander Sviridov (15’) Graduates of the agricultural profile: formation of competences
Nadezhda Bareyka (15’) Analysis of teachers’ survey for enhancing didactics and methodology
Grodno State University
Grodno State Agrarian University
Polotsk State University
BELARUS STATE ECONOMIC UNIVERSITY
Mikhail Koshman (15’) Reflection of the experience of applying the competencebased approach in training graduates within the cluster approach

Gomel State University
12:45 Session VIII: Training workshops results in Belarusian participating universities
Adela García Aracil (20`) NGENIO (CSIC-UPV)
Danguole Salavejiene (20’) LEU
13:15 Closing Act
14:30 Internal FOSTERC meeting

 

INFORMATION LETTER

II International Seminar QUALITY OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN BELARUS WITH THE STAKEHOLDERS’ EYES

Belarus State Economic University Baltic Sea Region University Network Minsk, Republic of Belarus 21-22 March, 2018


Dear colleagues, We invite you to participate in II International seminar “Quality of higher education in Belarus with the stakeholders eyes” organized on the basis of Belarusian State Economic University in the framework of the international technical assistance project “Fostering Competencies Development in Belarusian Higher Education (FOSTERC)” of ERASMUS+ programme. Seminar objectives: 1. To examine various views of the role of higher education in preparing graduates for works in Belarus. 2. To discuss the teaching and learning approaches in Belarusian universities. 3. To disseminate the relevance in the use of innovative approaches in teaching and learning for the Belarusian Higher Education System. 4. To foster relationships and lines of communication with external stakeholders. This seminar is a joint event of the FOSTERC project and the Baltic Sea Region Universities Network (BSRUN). It aims at discussing best practices of cooperation of Belarusian universities with the Network participants, as well as the results of surveying graduates, teachers of Belarusian universities and employers of the republic. Analyzing the opinions of the given stakeholders in higher professional education will make it possible to identify bottlenecks in training graduates in the
BELARUS STATE ECONOMIC UNIVERSITY
context of the introduction of a competence-based approach and formation of graduates’ competencies, as well as in interaction of educational institutions and employers. Scientists, teachers, employers, specialists in the field of education, innovative educational technologies, as well as those interested in implementing high-quality training of graduates of HEIs are invited to participate in the seminar.
Dates of the seminar: 21-22 March, 2018 Working languages: Russian and English (simalteneous translation) Venue: Belarus State Economic University, Minsk, Partizansky Prospect, 26, building 1, room 407 Organizer: Belarus State Economic University Contact persons: Valentina Simkhovich mobile tel.:+375 29 688 49 39 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Diana Shokanova mobile tel.: +375 44 733 02 42 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The participants / sending party cover the expenses for travel, accommodation and meals.
website

Participants should register on the http://bseu.by/russian/international/seminar-2.htm till 18 March, 2018

On the 15th-16th of February, 2018 at Yerevan State University in the Academic Council Hall the seminar “Change in Classroom: Promoting Innovative Teaching and Learning to Enhance Student Learning Experience in Eastern Partnership Countries” was held.

Two participants Elena Opekun and Svetlana Gonchar represented Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.

The main goals of the seminar were the promotion of development and innovation in teaching and learning , as well as the introduction of new technologies in the teaching process in Armenia, Georgia and Belarus and modernizing higher education in the partner countries which were discussed by the representatives of European Union and Eastern partner country universities: Yerevan State University (YSU), National Polytechnic University of Armenia (NPUA), Vanadzor State University after H. Tumanyan (VSU) and National Center for Strategic Research in HE (NCSRHE), Ilia State University (ISU), Georgian Technical University (GTU) and Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University (TeSaU), Belarusian State University (BSU), Brest State Technical University (BrSTU) and Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (YKSUG), Universitat de Barcelona (UB), Universidade do Porto (U. Porto), Linkopings Universitet (LiU), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) and FH Joanneum Gesellschaft mbH (FHJ).

The first day of the seminar was dedicated to the presentations on the overall educational structures of EU and partner country institutions. The participants emphasized the role of innovative teaching & learning methods, current teacher training programmes as well as the challenges they face in their institutions.

The conference was attended by RA Deputy Minister of Education and Science Vahram Mkrtchyan, YSU Rector Aram Simonyan, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Alexander Grigoryan, Head of Erasmus + Armenia Office Lana Karlova, representatives of universities and experts.

YKSUG holds Russian Language Winter School for the 3rd time

8 visitors froma abroad are going to be improving the knowledge of the Russian Language since February 4 till February 17.

For the new knowledge and practice of the language, students from the Institute of Russian Studies of Gdansk University will come to Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno with whom long-standing contractual relations have been established at the Department of Language training of Belarusian and foreign citizens of the Faculty of pre-university training. Among the participants is a student from Germany and a graduate student from Italy who took part in the Summer School of the Russian Language in 2015. The second time, a student from Poland, who was also a participant of the Summer School of 2015, will come as a volunteer.

Foreign guests will attend lectures on the history and culture of Belarus, classes "Karaoke in Russian", culinary classes "Belarusian cuisine", excursions in Grodno with a visit to one of the enterprises of the city, a trip to the capital of Belarus, master classes and film schools. In addition, daily foreigners will be able to practice Russian with students of Grodno University.

Upon completion of the project, foreign students will receive a certificate of the participant of the Winter School of the Russian Language at the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.

Let it be reminded that for the first time the Russian Language Winter School was held in 2016. The project is a continuation of the Russian Language Summer School, which was first organized in 2015. Currently, the Summer and Winter Schools are successfully operating at the Kupala University and annually gather dozens of foreigners wishing to learn Russian and get acquainted with the unique culture, traditions, nature and architecture of Belarus. The initiator and organizer of the project is the Department of Language training of Belarusian and foreign citizens of the Faculty of pre-university training.

1. Grading system


In Belarus grades from 1 up to 10 are used, with 1 being worst and 10 being best. Grades of 1-3 are considered to be failing grades and are rarely seen on transcriptions, 4-5 satisfactory, 6-8 good, 9-10 excellent. The grade of Pass (Залiк) is a passing grade for courses that last longer than 1 semester, elective courses, laboratory and practical courses. It is listed on transcripts to indicate that the course requirements were met, but have not been validated by a final examination.


2. Visa


Information and assistance can be provided by the following contact points and information sources:


International students and academic mobility office
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tel.: +375 152 681244

Ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of Belarus

https://mfa.gov.by


3. Insurance


International students and academic mobility office
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tel.: +375 152 681244

http://bgs.by/en


http://www.eximgarant.by/


4. Housing


Information and assistance can be provided by the following persons and information sources:


International students and academic mobility office

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tel.: +375 152 681244

Erasmus+ in numbers

Number of mobilities in academic year:

Staff Mobility (STA, STT)

Student Mobility for Studies (BA, MA, PhD)

2015/2016

4

4

2016/2017

24

13

2017/2018

39

32

International Students and Academic Mobility Office

Hanna Bidnaya

Head of the office

731996

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Viktoriya Kerget

Erasmus+ Institutional Coordinator

Specialist

 681244

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Alena Zdanovich

Leading specialist

681244

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Alena Nazaruk

Specialist

681244

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Aliaksei Apunevich

Specialist

731954

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Departments and faculties coordinators

Faculty of arts and design

Liudmila Charnilouskay

Dean

743119

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Faculty of pedagogy

Alena Bekman

Senior lecturer of the Russian as a foreign language department

 

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Faculty of economics and management

Sviatlana Vitun

Vice-dean 

487240

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Faculty of history, communication and tourism

Alena Hulevich

Assoc. Prof. of the Translation and intercultural communication department

680056

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Faculty of mathematics and informatics

Hanna Karkanitsa

Senior lecturer of the Modern technologies of programming department

742957

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Faculty of biology and ecology

Volha Tratsiakova

Chair of the Chemistry and chemical technology department

487315

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Faculty of philology

Alena Yasiukevich

Vice-dean

770339

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Physico-technical faculty

Barys Asanovich

Assoc. Prof. of Informational systems and technologies department

431279

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Faculty of law

Ryhor Tratsiakou

Vice-dean

436221

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Faculty of engineering and construction

Mariya Kapitanchyk

Lecturer of Building production department

412050

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Faculty of pre-university training

Aliaksandr Habrusievich

Leading specialist of the Regional center for testing professional consultation of youth

720866

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Faculty of physical education

Andrey Shpakau

Chair of the Sportive medicine and physiotherapy

754908

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Faculty of innovative mechanic engineering

Anzhelika Miadvedz

Assoc. Prof. of the Material study and resource saving technologies

434169

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Faculty of psychology

Tatsiana Gizhuk

Senior lecturer of the Experimental and applied psychology department

487320

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Scientific and research department

Mikhail Ihnatouski

Leading researcher of the Department of organizational and methodological support of scientific and innovative activities

680617

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Public relations Center

Hanna Kulba

Leading specialist of the information department

731952

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Academic affairs department

Anatol Bahdzevich

Head of the study department

731941

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Youth educational affairs office

Alena Potska

Head of the Department of support and implementation of youth projects and initiatives

731986

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Institute for Advanced Studies and Retraining

Alena Kantseal

Dean of the Retraining faculty

436484

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Scientific library

Mikalay Hrynko

Library director

731924

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Information and analytical center

Yuliya Fedosava

Leading specialist

731923

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DAAD

The German Academic Exchange Service provides information and consulting services on the issues of obtaining education and research in Germany, the possibilities of receiving DAAD scholarships and other funds, preparing documents for a scholarship or studying in Germany, establishing contacts with German universities and etc.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the largest organization in the world that promotes international academic exchange between students and scholars. Since its foundation in 1925, DAAD has awarded scholarships to more than 1.5 million people in Germany and abroad. Since mid-1994, DAAD has also been represented in Belarus.

Scholarships of the German Academic Exchange Service for the 2017/2018 academic year for Belarus

More information is also available at www.daad-ic-minsk.by

MOST

Open call for proposals in the framework of the project of the European Union for expansion of trade contacts between citizens of Belarus and the EU "MOST" .

Dear colleagues, opened a call for proposals in the framework of the project of the European Union for expansion of trade contacts between citizens of Belarus and the EU "BRIDGE" Mobility Scheme for Targeted People-to-People Contacts (mobility Program for targeted interpersonal contacts). The project runs until December 2017.

MOST – this is your chance to get funding for an internship (4 weeks) or short stay (up to 7 days, conferences, festivals, etc.) in one of the countries of the European Union. Paid all the expenses of mobility.

Areas of project financing: culture, education and youth, science and technology, health, energy, public administration, tourism, media, economics, etc.

"MOST invites representatives of the public and private sectors, civil servants and members of public organizations, students and teachers, librarians and publishers, workers and employers to participate."

More information about the MOST project application form under the link:

Http://most-belarus.eu/

The program "Baltic University"

Since 2002, the Faculty of Biology and Ecology has been cooperating in the framework of the Baltic University Program (PBU).

Since 1991the program is a joint educational project aimed at solving problems:

  • Environmental protection;
  • Sustainable development and democratic transformations in the region through educational initiatives;
  • Strengthening the role of universities in society.

More than 200 universities from 14 countries of the Baltic region (Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Ukraine, Norway, Slovak Republic, Czech Republic) are participants in the network.

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